Book Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

How do I get over a book that has latched itself on to me, in a maddening sort of way? This might sound exaggerating, but you have to trust me when I say, ‘We Have Always Lived in the Castle’ wasn’t what I expected it to be.  Right from the first sentence, the book hadContinue reading “Book Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson”

Drop Dead Gorgeous by R. L. Stine|A pretty girl, a group of reckless teenagers and a dark mystery|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Morgan Marks is the new girl—and nobody can stop talking about her. She’s popular, smart, and beautiful. Everyone wants to be her friend. But her past is veiled in mystery, and no one, not even her boyfriend Ben, knows where exactly she came from. But Shadyside Homecoming is just around the corner.Continue reading “Drop Dead Gorgeous by R. L. Stine|A pretty girl, a group of reckless teenagers and a dark mystery|”

The Corset by Laura Purcell|ARC Review|An edge-of-the-seat Gothic Thriller|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Is prisoner Ruth Butterham mad or a murderer? Victim or villain? Dorothea and Ruth. Prison visitor and prisoner. Powerful and powerless. Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor and awaiting trial for murder. When Dorothea’s charitable work leads her to Oakgate Prison, she is delighted with theContinue reading “The Corset by Laura Purcell|ARC Review|An edge-of-the-seat Gothic Thriller|”

Book Review: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell|Enticing, bewitching and downright scary|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): When newly widowed Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancy at her late husband’s crumbling country estate, The Bridge, what greets her is far from the life of wealth and privilege she was expecting . . . When Elsie married handsome young heir Rupert Bainbridge, she believed she was destinedContinue reading “Book Review: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell|Enticing, bewitching and downright scary|”